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As furlough ends urgent support is needed for struggling homeowners

UK Finance and the Building Societies Association are calling for important changes to be made to the Support for Mortgage Interest (SMI) scheme to help struggling homeowners as the furlough scheme draws to a close.

  • Date: 17 September 2021
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BSA comments on the Bacon Report on Self and Custom Build Housing

BSA comments following the publication of the independent review on housing

  • Date: 21 August 2021
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Cash ISA Transfer Performance - H1 2021

The industry can report that 83 per cent of cash ISA transfers were completed within seven working days during the period 1 January 2021 to 30 June 2021.

  • Date: 19 August 2021
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BSA and UK Finance issue joint comment on cladding

BSA and UK Finance comment on report by independent experts on building safety in medium and lower rise blocks of flats

  • Date: 21 July 2021
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Definition of Public Interest Entities

Open letter from the BSA to the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

  • Date: 09 July 2021
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Consumer confidence in the housing market remains strong

The latest Property Tracker survey from the Building Societies Association (BSA), reveals consumer confidence in the housing market remains strong.

  • Date: 15 June 2021
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People in Wales have more confidence in the housing market than those in England and Scotland

The latest Property Tracker survey from the Building Societies Association, reveals consumer confidence in the housing market remains strong in Wales.

  • Date: 15 June 2021
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Lack of job security still a significant concern in Scotland

The latest Property Tracker survey from the Building Societies Association, reveals consumer confidence in the housing market remains strong in Scotland, despite over half the respondents citing lack of job security as a barrier to buying a property.

  • Date: 15 June 2021
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Six Building Societies in lenders for Government First Homes Scheme

Six of the seven initial lenders involved in the scheme are building societies: Chorley Building Society, Darlington Building Society, Leeds Building Society, Mansfield Building Society, Nationwide Building Society and Newcastle Building Society.  

  • Date: 04 June 2021
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Lenders call on the government to review financial support for struggling homeowners

The Building Societies Association and UK Finance are calling for changes to SMI to help these homeowners to avoid their financial situation deteriorating by getting help sooner.

  • Date: 27 May 2021
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Lending up: Savings figures mask differences across society

Released today, figures from the BSA for Q1 2021 clearly show a robust housing market in action with mortgage lending by building societies up 33% compared to the same period last year. 

  • Date: 24 May 2021
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Cash ISA Transfer Performance – Q1 2021

The industry can report that 89 per cent of cash ISA transfers were completed within this timeframe during 1 January 2021 to 31 March 2021.

  • Date: 20 May 2021
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